owing the May 2019 elections of the European Parliament, the COMECE Presidency met with Pope Francis on Thursday 6 June 2019.
The Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) has issued a call to churches and parishes across Europe to hold services commemorating “those who have died on their journey to find a dignified life in Europe”.
Viennese theologian Paul Michael Zulehner does not see possible splits within the Church as arguments against exceptions to the rule of celibacy.
Bishops express their concern about the rising number of incidents of racism, xenophobia, and religious intolerance in Ireland.
Representatives of European Bishops’ Conferences, as well as Catholic organisations and movements, held in Brussels the Second European Laudato Si’ Reflection Day.
The Bishop of Mainz, Peter Kohlgraf, is “perplexed” in view of the controversy around the possible ordination of women.